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Lamé Verre

Lamé Verre

Head of Innovation & Sustainable Energy Strategy, SSE plc

Lamé Verre is an award-winning Energy Executive and is currently the Head of Strategy, Innovation and Sustainability across the customer businesses in the UK and Ireland at SSE PLC, a FTSE 100 company and a Fellow of the Energy Institute (FEI).

Lamé currently sits on the World Economic Forum - Global Future Council for Energy Transition and the Board of Equitable Origin (EO) - a New York-based non-profit that partners with businesses, communities and government to support the transparent, equitable, and sustainable development of energy and natural resources.

Lamé was previously Director for Renewable Energy and Energy Transition at the UK-based Alaric & Associates, an independent energy consulting firm focused on upstream, midstream and renewable energy sectors. In addition, she co-founded ScanTech International, a service company focused on providing low-carbon pipeline construction and rehabilitation solutions to the energy industry.

Before becoming an entrepreneur, Lamé Verre started her career with ENI E&P as a Petroleum Economist working in Italy and Nigeria before relocating to the UK, where she has held several instrumental positions for companies such as Sterling Energy Plc (now Afentra Plc), E.ON E&P, Baker Hughes and Halliburton, where she ran the Regional Finance Treasury function for Europe, Eurasia & Sub-Sharan Africa.

With over two decades of working across the Energy Industry value chain in several geographies, Lamé has deep industry expertise and a strong network. Lamé is regularly invited to speak at major industry conferences across various thought leadership topics.

Lamé Verre has an MBA from Imperial College Business School; a post-graduate certificate in Corporate Finance from the London Business School; a Master in Energy, Environmental Management and Economics from the Eni Corporate University; and a B.Sc. in Economics and Statistics from the University of Benin, Nigeria. She also completed the Oxford Saïd Business School Women in Leadership Executive Program and a Post-graduate Diploma in Strategy and innovation at Warwick Business School.